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New Year’s Resolutions

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Laura Conway, Junior Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

For at least four millennia, civilians around the world have been celebrating the Gregorian’s calendar’s new year from December 31st to the first of January (History, 2010). This holiday symbolizes a fresh start and a new beginning following the previous year. Often during this popular holiday, many t...

Snow Rituals

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Jayden Rittle, Sophomore Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

It’s one of the most anticipated days of the school year for kids, but quite possibly the most dreaded for parents. You won't find it on the school calendar. If you plan for it, it can have disastrous results because it’s not predictable. It can mean a blissful day of sleeping in and Netflix bing...

The Slice House

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Maxwell Murray, Junior Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

The Slice House is a family owned pizza place that is right here in Leonardtown. It is a family owned establishment owned by the Held family. The concept of the slice house is a pizza place where you buy by the slice. Every 4 to 5 minutes they have a new pizza coming out of the oven.  They only use...

Technology In Young Kids

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Kaitlynn Zacher, Junior Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Today, the younger generations grow up in a very different environment from what I grew up in, just as I grew up in an environment greatly different from my parents. I never could fully understand why until I personally lived through some of the visible changes the world is making, especially technolog...

2019 Trends: Which Should Stay and Which Should Go

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Rhea Brown, Junior Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

Every year, new trends emerge. These trends influence the way we dress, talk, entertain  ourselves, and communicate. 2019 was a very special year, defined by some crazy trends. However, now that the year is over and we are onto a new decade, the question “Which trends should stay in 2019 and whi...

Reinstating Stability

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Emily Carpenter, Senior Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

In the perspective of my seniors, my young age serves as a representation of minimal hardship and trouble. However, despite my age and growing up in an environment that encourages the fulfillment of my aspirations, I have faced a myriad of self-inflicted circumstances, all of which have taught me val...

2019: New Beginnings

2019: New Beginnings

Emily Carpenter, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

The new year elicits a sense of fondness towards the previous sentiments of the year prior. One tends to reflect back on the behaviors and experiences of last year in order to build closer relationships with themselves and others. All of the reminiscence of the past begs the question of “how can I im...

Netflix Shows and Movies

Emily Carpenter, Sophomore Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Over the past few years, Netflix has gained much popularity across the world, buying into movie franchises and even coming out with movies and series of themselves. Some of the more popular shows on Netflix are Riverdale, Supernatural, The Office, American Horror Story, and Stranger Things. All of the...

8 Ways to Fight Your Phone Addiction

8 Ways to Fight Your Phone Addiction

Megan Mattei, Senior Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

Social media has become a fixture in society. It’s difficult to remember what life was like before everybody and their mother had a smart phone. Remember in elementary school, when you would come home and try to get your homework done as soon as possible so your mom would let you go play soccer, r...

St. Mary’s Summer Activities

St. Mary's Summer Activities

Haley O'Reagan, Senior Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

That’s right Raiders its that time of the year again! The time where St. Mary’s County shows just how great of a county it is with its unique events and festivals you can’t find anywhere else. Make sure you clear your calendar and don’t miss some of the best events of the year! This summer th...

Idle Chatter

Idle Chatter

Jason Ferris, Head Editor

May 18, 2017

Idle Chatter Walking the halls of school every day, people offer me a small “hey” or “what’s up” or, my personal favorite, “nice weather we’re having.” I stretch my lips into a brief smile or, if I’m feeling particularly brave, I tell that I have three tests today and hours of homework and ...

Indecisive Past Times

Indecisive Past Times

Isabelle Ashby, Junior Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

Finding something you’re interested in isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Or maybe it just comes naturally to you. Nevertheless, most of us can agree that it’s difficult to stick to one thing before something else captures your interest. I know I’ve yet to settle down and focus myself on one sp...

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